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Alerts

The Colleges That Change Lives College Fair Comes to Seattle

The Colleges That Change Lives College Fair Comes to Seattle

on June 4, 2015 in Alerts

Admissions representatives from the Colleges That Change Lives will be hosting a college fair in Bellevue, on July 30th. Learn more about these 44 colleges in a relaxed atmosphere, including time to meet with representatives following short presentations from each college.

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Deadlines

Check out the new PSAT

Check out the new PSAT

on June 29, 2015 in Test Deadlines

For students potentially in the National Merit range, or for students interested in seeing what the new PSAT (based on the new SAT) will look like, Kahn Academy has posted a sample test and offers free test prep for the October 2105 test.

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Events

Free Resources for ACT and SAT Tests

Free Resources for ACT and SAT Tests

Applerouth is offering free mock tests this summer in Seattle. Students need to register for the mock SAT and ACT. Applerouth also offers online mock tests, including tests with extended time for students using accommodations. The College Board is teaming up with Kahn Academy to provide free practice tests and test prep, register here!

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Applications

Openings in Writing Workshops

Openings in Writing Workshops

on June 25, 2015 in Application Process

Jonathan Shapiro is again offering several terrific personal statement writing workshops this summer and still has a few openings!  

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Heading to college

Take the Quiz: Are You Ready for College

Take the Quiz: Are You Ready for College

on June 1, 2015 in Heading to College

Take these fun quizzes for students and parents to learn more about what you can do to get ready for college this fall.

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Paying for college

Comparing Financial and Merit Aid Awards

Comparing Financial and Merit Aid Awards

on March 31, 2015 in Paying for College

Here are some useful tools to help you compare your award letters from colleges: Award Letter Comparison Tool Advanced Award Letter Comparison Tool College Board Comparison Tool    

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Admissions

Update from Oregon State University

Update from Oregon State University

on February 27, 2015 in Admissions Process

Jarrod Larsen, the Seattle area representative for Oregon State University, provided an update on Oregon State University and answered questions regarding new programs and admissions. Here are some highlights: At OSU, both the College of Engineering and the College of Business provide GPA and course requirements online for future majors and all students who meet […]

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Career Tips

Landing That First Job

Landing That First Job

on March 24, 2015 in Career Advice

Lisa Bleich provides an excellent summary of a job-search presentation by Jenny-Lynn Ciappa, a senior VP at Hawthorne Search.

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